Suncoast Mental Health Counselors Association

Internship Directory 

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ABILITIES INC. OF FLORIDA
Non-Profit: Vocational Training for Adults with Disabilities
Darlene Sullivan, Human Resources
dsullivan@ourpeoplework.org
2733 Whitney Road
Clearwater, FL 33760
727-538-7370
www.ourpeoplework.org

ACTS - AGENCY FOR COMMUNITY TREATMENT
Non-Profit: Alcohol & drug treatment for Children & Adults
Loretta Longworth, Human Resources
basanders@actsfl.org
4403 W MLK Drive
Tampa, FL 33614
813-879-1649
www.actsfl.org

ALPHA HOUSE
Therapeutic Group Home for Pregnant Teens or Young Moms. Nurse Internships only
Jennifer Stracick
jstracick@alphahousepiellas.org
701 5th Ave. North
St. Petersburg, Fl 33701
727-822-8190
www.alphahousepinellas.org

BAYCARE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, MAGNOLIA PLAZA
Non-Profit: Alcohol and Drug treatment, Mental Health Counseling Children/Adults/Families
Donna Daley
7809 Massachusetts Avenue
New Port Richey, Fl 34653
727-841-4200x234
www.theharbor-bhci.org

BOLEY CENTER FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
Non-Profit: Mental Health, Training & Education for Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Day-Treatment & Residential
Gary MacMath
garymacmath@boleycenters.org
445 31st Street North
St. Petersburg, Fl 33713
727-821-4819 x 5777
www.boleycenters.org

BROOKWOOD GIRLS HOME
Therapeutic group home for adolescent girls ages 11 to 21. This site only offers 1 internship position and it fills quickly. If interested, plan ahead.
Pam Mesmer, Director
pjmesmer@brookwoodflorida.org
901 7th Ave. South
St. Petersburg, Fl 33705
727-822-4789
www.brookwoodflorida.org/

CAMELOT COMMUNITY CARE
Therapeutic foster Care, in-home Services
Donna White, Assistant
lpowanda@camelotcommunityCare.com
4910 Creekside Drive
Clearwater, Fl 33760
727-593-0003
www.camelotcommunityCare.com

CARLTON MANOR, INC.
Therapeutic Group Home
Barb Bennett, Program Manager
bbennett@carltonmanor.org
35 Westwood Terrace N.
St. Petersburg, Fl 33710
727-343-3662 (main center)
www.carltonmanor.org

CASA - COMMUNITY ACTION STOPS ABUSE
Non-Profit: Domestic Violence Services for Adults & Families
Daniel Schafer, Volunteer Coordinator
P.O. Box 414
St. Petersburg, Fl 33731
727-895-4912 x107
www.casa-stpete.org

CATHOLIC CHARITIES
Non-Profit: A Wide Range of Social Services, Including Counseling
Sheila Lopez, Director
1213 16th St N.
St. Petersburg, Fl 33705
727-893-1313
www.ccdosp.com

CENTRE FOR WOMEN
Non-profit, Adults & Families, Training Services for Displaced Homemakers
Denise Dydowicz
information@centreforwomen.org
305 S. Hyde Park Ave.
Tampa, Fl 33606
813-251-8437
www.centreforwomen.com
CHAMPIONS FOR CHILDREN TAMPA BAY
Non-Profit: Case Management & Support Counseling for Children & Families
Dale Lewis, Human Resources
mlewis@cachillsborough.com
3108 Azeele
Tampa, Fl 33609
813-673-4646
www.cfctb.org

CHILDREN'S HOME
Non-Profit: Residential Services, Foster Care, Special Needs, & Adoption
John Pachella, Human Resources
Human Resourcesd@Childrenshome.org
10909 Memorial Hwy
Tampa, Fl 33615
813-855-4435
www.Childrenshome.org

COORDINATED CHILD CARE OF PINELLAS INC.
Non-Profit: Coordinated Child Care
Katie Yates, Project Administrator, Human Resources
Kyates@childCarepinellas.org (Katie Yates)
6500 102nd Avenue North
Pinellas Park, Fl 33782
727-547-5700
www.childCarepinellas.org

CRISIS CENTER of TAMPA BAY:
Predominately Social Workers, but Mental Health Students also accepted.
Racheal Haskell
rhaskell@crisiscenter.com
One Crisis Center Plaza
Tampa, Fl 33613
813-264-9955
www.crisiscenter.com

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES/ SUNCOAST REGION
Non-Profit: Community Support
April Mae
9393 N. Florida Ave. Suite 1000
Tampa, Fl 33612
813-558-5500
www.myflFamilies.com/contact-us/region/suncoast

DEPARTMENT OF CHILCREN'S SERVICES
Includes Child and Family Counseling Services, Juvenile Assessment Center
Joyce Poklemba
3191 Clay Mangum Lane
Tampa, Fl 33618
813-264-3807 x129
www.hillsborough-county.org

DIRECTIONS FOR LIVING MENTAL HEALTH, INC.
Non-profit, Mental Health Treatment for Children, Adults, & Families
Erica Wilson, Human Resources
1437 S. Belcher Rd.
Clearwater, FL 33764
Fl
33764
727-524-4464x1720
www.directionsforliving.org

ECKERD YOUTH ALTERNATIVES, INC.
Mental Health, Residential for Youth. Also a Brooksville location available that serves the DJJ population. Contact Clearwater if interested in Brooksville location.
Ashli Cooper
100 N Starcrest Drive
Clearwater, Fl 33758
727-461-2990x3222
www.eckerd.org

FAMILY RESOURCES (Used to be Marriage and Family Counseling of Pinellas)
Non-Profit: Mental Health Services for Children, Adults, & Families
Carol Albrecht, Program Coordinator for Counseling Services
6798 Crosswinds Drive North
St. Petersburg, Fl 33710
727-298-3902

FAMILY RESOURCES INC
Non-Profit: Runaway Shelters, Youth & Family Counseling
Cruz Melendez
Melendez@family-resources.org
5180 62nd Ave. N.
Pinellas Park, Fl 33710
727-521-5200 (Main Office), 727-521-5229 (Cruz Melendez)
www.family-resources.org

FAMILY SERVICE CENTERS INC
Promotes Safe, Healthy Families and Children through Education, Counseling and Advocacy
Jamie Jarus, Human Resources
2960 Roosevelt Blvd.
Clearwater, Fl 33760
727- 489-5268
www.familyservicecentersinc.org

FLORIDA SHERIFFS YOUTH RANCH
Non-Profit: Mental Health for Children, Residential
John Vertich
751 Rye Wilderness Road
Bradenton, Fl 34212
(941) 776-1777
www.youthranches.org

FLORIDA UNITED METHODIST CHILDREN'S HOME
Michael Schwinn
51 Main Street
Enterprise, Fl  32725
386-668-4774x2239
www.fumch.org

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Human Resources
10596 Gandy Blvd.
St. Petersburg, Fl 33733
727-523-1512 x1510
www.goodwill-suncoast.org

GULF COAST COMMUNITY CARE
Non-Profit: Mental Health & multiple services including AIDS and IOP
Millie Wagner, Human Resources Director
gulfcoast@gcjfs.org
14041 Icot Blvd.
Clearwater, Fl 33760
727-538-7460
www.gcjfs.org

GULFSIDE REGIONAL HOSPICE, INC. (PASCO COUNTY)
Aids & HIV program, Bereavement Support for Children, Adults & Families
Becky Withero
6117 Trouble Creek Rd.
New Port Richey, Fl 34653
727-845-5707
www.grhospice.org

HEALTH INTEGRATED
Behavioral Health Care
Tami Jones, Recruitment Specialist, Human Resources
resumes@healthintegrated.com
10008 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, Fl 33618
877-267-7577
www.healthintegrated.com

HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
For Profit, Adult Rehabilitation
Human Resources
901 Clearwater-Largo Road
Largo, Fl 33770
727-586-2999
www.healthsouth.com

HERNANDO-PASCO HOSPICE - WEST HERNANDO
Aids & HIV program, Bereavement Support for Children, Adults & Families
Cynthia Narring, Recruitment Specialist
cynthia.narring@hphospice.net
Gwendolyn Burke (Social Workers)
Jerrilynn Kelso (Clinical Mental Health)
12107 Majestic Blvd
Hudson, Fl 34667
1-800-486-8784
www.hph-hospice.org

SUNCOAST HOSPICE
Non-Profit: Bereavement Support for Children, Adults, & Families
Patsy Abbott (Student Internships)
5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Ste 200
Clearwater, Fl 33760
727-586-4432
www.thehospice.org

JEWISH FAMILY & CHILDREN'S SERVICE OF SARASOTA-MANATEE, INC
Counseling and Social Services for Life Management Issues
Phil Gorelick
pgorelick@jfcs-Cares.org
2688 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, Fl 34237
941-366-2224
www.jfcs-Cares.org

LA AMISTAD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Accepts Master's and Doctoral Interns in Social Work or Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Sheryl Fisher, Program Manager and Therapist
1650 Park Ave. N.
Maitland, Fl 32751
407-647-0660
www.lamistad.com

LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Hospital for Children & Adults
Karen Mitchell, Human Resources
Lakeland, Fl
1-863-687-1100
www.lrmc.com

MANATEE GLENS
Outpatient Services for Adults and Children
Melanie Teves Bell, LMFT, Vice President of Outpatient Services
379 6th Ave West
Bradenton, Fl 34205
(941) 782-4211
www.manateeglens.com

MANATEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Hospital
Julie Brooks, Human Resources
206 2nd Street East
Bradenton, Fl 34208
941-746-5111 (Main Center), 941-745-7350 (Julie Brooks)
www.manateememorial.com

GRACEPOINT
Various Mental Health Services for Children and Adults.
Human Recourses
5707 N. 22nd Street
Tampa, Fl 33610
813-272-2214
www.gracepointwellness.org

METROPOLITAN CHARITIES
Health & Social Services
Human Resources
info@metrocharities.org
3170 3rd Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Fl 33713
727-321-3854 (Pinellas), 813-232-3808 (Hillsborough)
www.metrocharities.org

METROPOLITAN MINISTRIES
Serves Homeless Populations in Tampa Bay
Steph Niemela, Beth Orr
2002 North Florida Avenue
Tampa, Fl 33602
813-209-1037 (S Niemela), 813-209-1027 (B Orr)
www.metromin.org

MORTON PLANT MEASE LIFE SERVICES, INC.
Health Care Services for the Elderly
Maryanne Martin, Clinical Education Director
2855 Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard
Clearwater, Fl 33759
727-797-7400 (Main Center), 727-734-6194 (Maryanne)
www.mpmhealth.com


NORTHSIDE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
Non-profit, Mental Health Services for Children, Adults, & Families
Linda Farfonte
12512 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, Fl 33612
813-977-8700x357
www.northsidemh.org

OPERATION PAR
Non-profit, Alcohol & Drug Treatment for Children, Adults & Families
Rosemarie King
6720 54th Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, Fl 33709
727-549-6172x222
www.operationpar.org

PARC - PINELLAS ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS
Non-profit, Developmental Disabilities, Children, Adults & Families
Lisa Blackburn, Development Services Coordinator
parc@parc-fl.org
3190 Tyrone Blvd. North
St. Petersburg, Fl 33710
727-341-6930, 727-345-9111
www.parc-fl.org

PACE- CENTER for GIRLS (various locations)
Provides Counseling and Education Services to At-Risk Girls
Lakeland: Michele DeLoach, MS, Executive Director
Michele.DeLoach@pacecenter.org
Lakeland, Fl 
863-688-5596x212

New Port Richey: Human Resources
5462 Grand Boulevard
New Port Richey, Fl 34652
727-849-1901

Tampa: Chantel Griffin-Stampfer, Executive Director
Chantel.Griffin-Stampfer@pacecenter.org
1933 E. Hillsborough Ave, Ste. 300
Tampa, Fl 33610
813-739-0410

St. Petersburg: Sally O. Zeh, MPA, Executive Director
Sally.Zeh@pacecenter.org
5540 Park Boulevard
Pinellas Park, Fl 33781
727-456-1566
www.pacecenter.org

PEMHS
Non-Profit: Mental Health Services for Children, Adults, & Families
Diane Larson
11254 58th St. N.
Pinellas Park, Fl 33782
(727) 545-6477x399
www.pemhs.org

AMI KIDS PINELLAS (Formerly MARINE INSTITUTE)
Human Resources
5915 Benjamin Center Drive
Tampa, Fl 33634
813-887-3300
www.amikids.org

SALVATION ARMY
Non-Profit: Multiple programs
Kip Corriveal, Director of Social Services
1521 East Druid Road
Clearwater, Fl 33756
727-446-4177
www.uss.salvationarmy.org

SEQUEL CARE (Used to be Gift of Life Community Services)
Adoptions: Foster Care, In-home Counseling, Case Management
Carol Hajdinak
3491 Gandy Blvd, Suite 201
Pinellas Park, Fl 33781
727-547-0607
www.giftoflifeinc.org

ST ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL
Hospital: Alcohol & Drug, Mental Health Services for Adults
Human Resources
1200 7th Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, Fl 33710
727-825-1444
www.stanthonys.com

ST JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL Accept nursing interns only
Hospital, alcohol & drugs, Mental Health Services for Children & Adults
Human Resources
3001 W. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Tampa, Fl 33607
813-870-4000
www.sjbhealth.org

SUNCOAST CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Non-Profit: Mental Health Services for Children, Adults, & Families
Sheryl Vaughn, Human Resources
4024 Central Ave
St. Petersburg, Fl 33711
727-327-7656
www.suncoastcenter.com

SUNRISE PASCO
Sexual-abuse & Trauma
Christina Bates
P.O. Box 928
Dade City, Fl 33526
352-521-3358
www.sunrisepasco.org

TAMPA BAY ACADEMY
Profit: Day-Treatment, Partial Hospitalization, Residential Services for Youth
Tammy Lee Engler
dsk@tampa.yfcs.com
12012 Boyette Rd.
Riverview, Fl 33569
813-677-6700
www.tampabay-academy.com

THE HAVEN
Non-Profit: Domestic Violence Services for Adults & Families
Courtney Hendrickson, Volunteer Coordinator
P.O. Box 10594
Clearwater, Fl 33757
727-441-2029x206
www.havenrcs.org

THE SPRING (Confidential Location)
Non-Profit: Domestic Violence Services for Children, Adults & Families (internships available in social work only)
Beth Petty
Tampa, Fl
813-247-7233x326

TOWN & COUNTRY HOSPITAL (Not able to leave message)
Addictions & Recovery Center
Gene Cowherd
6001 Webb Road
Tampa, Fl 33615
813-884-1904 X 240
www.townandcountryhospital.com

TURNING POINT OF TAMPA, INC
Addictions
Clara M. Wells, Professional Relations
6227 Sheldon Road
Tampa, Fl 33615
813-882-3003
www.rehabisforquitters.com

TWELVE OAKS TREATMENT CENTER
Chris Campbell, Program Director
info@crchealth.com
2068 HealthCare Avenue
Navarre, Fl 32566
850-939-1200, 877-762-3758 (toll free)
www.twelveoaksrecovery.com

YOUTH & FAMILY ALTERNATIVES
Non-Profit: Out-patient Counseling for Children, Adults & Families, Runaway Shelters
Carolyn Arnold, Human Resources
7524 Plathe Road
New Port Richey, Fl 346653
727-835-4166x327
www.yfainc.org

WESTCARE OF FLORIDA
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment
Kathy Redmon
St. Petersburg, Fl
727-502-0188

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